to connectVideoChina see a 15K new corona virus cases, and a change in the counting procedure
The country now has more than 50,000 confirmed cases and 1,300 people have died from it all over the world, a Foreign affair’s correspondent, Benjamin and Hall, reports.
The chief executive officer of Hilton Worldwide Holdings, which operates more than 6,100 hotels around the world, it has been confirmed that the conclusion of “around 150 hotels in China is in the midst of the current outbreak of the COVID-19, formerly known as novel corona virus.
A transcription, on a Tuesday, which coincided with the company’s fourth-quarter report, president and chief executive officer Christopher J. Nassetta said Hilton would continue to work with the local government and public health authorities throughout the world to ensure the best practices are in the midst of the battle.
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“Well, if it’s going to be the corona virus, it goes without saying that the safety and well-being of our employees, and our guests will continue to be a key priority if we are to continue to carefully monitor the situation,” Nassetta said, ” according to a transcript of the call.
The Hilton Wuhan Optics Gallery of art, seen here, is one of four Hilton Worldwide properties located within the city, in the middle of the battle.
On Tuesday, Nassetta said that about 150 of the hotels were closed in China, “in total, around 33,000 staff.”
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We are in the process of being closed to new reservations, and some of them are, however, still a case of existing guests as well as medical professionals.
“We will be looking to re-open the hotels as soon as possible after the local authorities have to acknowledge that it is the right one,” a spokesman for the company said in a statement to Business Insider.
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In the fourth-quarter report, Hilton has noted that the outlook excludes any potential impact of the corona virus.” Nassetta, however, said that, on the basis of the experience of the company, the SARS outbreak, the company would have a net loss of $25 million to $ 50 million in profit on the breakout and in the process of recovery from COVID-19 will take up to a year.
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Hilton currently operates four hotels in Wuhan, in the center of the outbreak, and the 225 hotels in greater China.